Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920
Resistance in Interaction
By (author) Elleke Boehmer
Normal Price: $73.95
Your Price: $66.56 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.39! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.33 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920 by Elleke Boehmer
Book DescriptionEmpire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920 explores the political co-operations and textual connections which linked anti-colonial, nationalist, and modernist groups and individuals in the empire in the years 1890-1920. By developing the key motifs of lateral interaction and colonial interdiscursivity, Boehmer builds a picture of the imperial world as an intricate network of surprising contacts and margin-to-margin interrelationships, and of modernism as a far more constellated cultural phenomenon than previously understood. Individual case studies consider Irish support for the Boers in 1899-1902, the path-breaking radical partnership of the Englishwoman Sister Nivedita and the Bengali extremist Aurobindo Ghose, Sol Plaatje's conflicted South African nationalism, and the cross-border, cosmopolitan involvements of W. B. Yeats, Rabindranath Tagore, and Leonard Woolf. Underlining Frantz Fanon's perception that 'a colonized people is not alone', Boehmer significantly questions prevailing postcolonial paradigms of the self-defining nation, syncretism and mimicry, and dismantles still-dominant binary definitions of the colonial relationship.
Buy Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920 book by Elleke Boehmer from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780198184454
(216mm x 139mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Elleke Boehmer
One World Two, Paperback (June 2016)
One World Two is even more ambitious than Volume One in its geographic scope, featuring 21 writers drawn from every continent.
Indian Arrivals, 1870-1915, Hardback (October 2015)
Indian Arrivals 1870-1915 examines how Indian influences and ideas were threaded through British society at the height of the empire, in spite of colonial divisions.
Shouting in the Dark, Paperback (July 2015)
Ella is locked in a battle for creative survival with her domineering father, and apartheid South Africa, the troubled country in which he passionately believes.
Terror and the Postcolonial, Paperback (June 2014)» View all books by Elleke Boehmer
Terror and the Postcolonial is a major comparative study of terrorism and its representations in postcolonial theory, literature, and culture.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Empire, the National, and the Postcolonial, 1890-1920 book by Elleke Boehmer and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Elleke Boehmer
Elleke Boehmer is the Chair of Colonial and Postcolonial Studies in the Department of English and Media at Nottingham Trent University, and Director of the NTU Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies. She has published Empire Writing (Oxford World's Classics, 1998), Empire, the National and the Postcolonial 1890-1920 (2002), and critical editions of Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for Boys (2004) and Cornelia Sorabji's India Calling (2004). She is also the author of short stories and three novels, most recently Bloodlines.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.